Shows Featuring: Profiled Women

Women Rising XXII: Antinuke Activists


With nuclear power back on the agenda, three prominent female activists tell their stories: Kaori Izumi was part of the grassroots campaign to shutdown Japan’s nuclear power plants, after the Fukushima disaster. Winona LaDuke, has spent much of her life

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Women Rising XXI: Women’s Rights to Water, Land, and Farming


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment, and civil society. On this program we profile a dynamic partnership between the Women’s Earth Alliance and the Global Women’s Water Initiative: working on women’s

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Women Rising XX: Leaders Struggling With War


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program, we profile two government leaders tackling the monumental problem of war. Gambia’s Fatou Bensouda is Deputy Prosecutor at the

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Women Rising XIX: Masters of the Spoken Word


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment, and civil society. In this program, we profile two American masters of the spoken word, provoking, inspiring, and moving us to action. Eve Ensler, playwright

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Women Rising XVIII: Rescuers of Wildlife


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile four animal rights activists: Alice Ng has worked with Wild Aid, founded Animal Balance in the Galapagos

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Women Rising XVII: Climate Change and Water


We profile two women activists taking on the global water crisis. Canadian Maude Barlow is a well known leader in the global struggle for water justice. Ge Yun from China is in the vanguard of her country’s growing conservation movement. In this

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Women Rising XVI: Civil Disobedience and Resistance


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program, we profile two international change-makers dedicated to nonviolent civil disobedience and resistance. Medea Benjamin is a U.S. activist. She’s

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Women Rising XV: World Health Activists


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program, we profile two activists facing the most difficult health and human rights issues of our time. Prudence Mabele is

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Women Rising XIV: International Changemakers in the Arts


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. On this edition, we profile four artist activists. Velina Brown is a core actor with the world famous San Francisco Mime Troupe.

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Women Rising XIII: Enterprising Women


Women are gaining influence as leaders throughout the world, fighting for peace, justice, the environment and civil society. In this program we profile four women entrepreneurs, bravely starting businesses where no one else has ventured and who are leading a

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